The aftermath of COVID-19 : Bioethical dilemmas

Read more. THE PASSING OF TIME, and with it, the diminishing gravity of the situation in first world countries, the accumulation of data not yet well evaluated and the prospects for the evolution of all that has taken place, all offer new possibilities for the analysis of the most serious global health crisis in recent…

Euthanasia in Portugal: Parliament pospone the debate after the declarations of public law teachers and the citizens campaign against the Euthanasia in Portugal

Last 20th February five proposals of law introducing euthanasia in Portugal where approved at the Portuguese parliament.Some days before (the 7th February) the Federation Pela Vida launched a campaign against euthanasia and for a referendum. After the above referred vote the proposals of law were sent to a parliamentary commission in order to open the debate on article…

Did Covid-19 open the door to euthanasia in Sweden?

Read more. Many nursing home residents with breathing difficulties were given morphine instead of oxygen. Disturbing figures are coming from Sweden about the number of Covid-19 deaths amongst the elderly. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, half of the people who died in Sweden were residents of nursing homes. Sweden’s approach to the…